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Get the Facts About the Effects of Drugs and Alcohol

 

Effects of Drug and Alcohol on the Brain

Want to know what’s really going on when you’re getting high?  It’s not pretty.
The prefrontal cortex can be particularly affected in teens who drink heavily over long periods of time. Prolonged and excessive alcohol use during teen and younger years can result in a smaller prefrontal cortex and reduced brain white matter as young adults.  Read More

Health Effects of Marijuana:

Effects of Heavy Marijuana Use on Learning and Social Behavior. A study of college students has shown that critical skills related to attention, memory, and learning are impaired among people who use marijuana heavily, even after discontinuing its use for at least 24 hours.  Read More

Marijuana Myths:

Do you know the facts about marijuana?
Don’t be fooled by popular beliefs. Kids can get hooked on pot. Research shows that marijuana use can lead to addiction.  Here are some common myths.  Read More